as in extramarital
relating to or being a sexual encounter or relationship between a married person and someone other than their spouse had an adulterous affair that nearly destroyed his marriage

Synonyms & Similar Words


Thesaurus Entries Near adulterous

Cite this Entry

“Adulterous.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

More from Merriam-Webster on adulterous

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!